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What Sight is on your G20??

Discussion in 'The 10 Ring' started by copo9560, Jul 11, 2012.


  1. copo9560

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    I am looking to upgrade sights on my G20 and looking for suggestions. I don't use the gun for HD so tritium is not needed. I like to shoot the G20 at 50 or more yards and find the stock sights too big.

    Also curious who has fiber sights on G20 - will they survive recoil of hot rounds like Underwood?
     

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  2. WeeWilly

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    Sounds like Dawson is right up your alley.
     

  3. Meathead9

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    I have the Dawson Precision adjustable black rear & .285" x .100" red F/O front on my G20LS, and I think it's the perfect setup for precision long range shooting. The narrow front sight covers less of the target, and there's enough daylight on the sides of the front sight blade to get a better sight picture.

    On my USPSA Limited G20SF, I'm running a black Sevigny Competition rear & Dawson .255" x .115" black front. It's another great setup, but not as good for long range precision. They sure are fast though.



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  4. Grimson

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    Sevigny Competition narrow notch rear sight and fiber optic front sight on a G20 SF. I run a steady diet of fairly hot handloads (LWD 5.15" barrel) and the fiber optic sight stays cool and in place. This has been a very accurate setup for me. However, since I do most of my shooting at an indoor range I recently swapped out the fiber optic sight for a Warren Tactical tritium front sight. (Outdoors the fiber optic sight is bright and easy to see, but indoors it's not much better than a plain black sight.) To me this is the perfect setup for my particular needs.

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    XS Big Dot on mine...
     
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    I like the sight picture on my Meprolight night sights, even in daytime. Can't hurt they are easy to see in low light as well.
     
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    My go to set of sights for the last couple of years since they car out (maybe longer) has been the "Hackathorn" setup from Ameriglo. Around $75-$80 and for me a great sight picture that is easy to pick up in any light situation. Black serrated rear, and the proglo front with the orange circle around the tritium.

    Have not tried it for precision shooting, but been happy with them for my uses. Have had them on numerous Glocks and M&P's, and would have had them on my 1911's if they were offered for them as well.

    Just my $0.02.

    For your "precision" shooting needs I would agree with the recommendation for the dawson setup with the FO front, and if the FO gets messed up for any reason it's was and cheap to replace and comes in different colors too.

    Good luck and let us know what you decide.
     
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    Have the J-Point red dot for the last five or so years. Shot a lot and so far not one problem.
     
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    I have thought about trying the J Point.The G20 is my carry gun ,not sure about the extra bulk. How did you mount yours?Is it a carry gun or for hunting?
     
  11. robert91922

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    Advantage Tactical Sights w.orange insert front, yellow insert rear. Great for quick aim action shooting, great for slow precise bullseye shooting.
    The only downside is they are not glowing in total darkness. But I don't care, cause I have Streamlight TLR1s tactical light attached :cool:
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    Gator, we still need to meet out at the range one of these days! I'd LOVE to shoot that red dot G20...

    To the OP... I've got Heinie Straight Eights on my G20SF but I've got plans to change that. I'll probably put the Straight Eights on my G29SF and add one of the following to my G20: 1) an RMR, FF, JP reflex sight or 2) Dawson Precision Adjustable Rear / FO Front (like Meatheads, above). Not sure yet but have so much going on right now I don't know when I'd make the change.
     
  13. copo9560

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    Thanks to all for the responses. The Advantage Tactical is a little different but interesting design. Will read up on all the recommendations and let you know what I decide.
     
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    XS Big Dots for me as well.
     
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    How are those Big Dots working out for you @ 50yds+ ?
     
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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AY5RURFEGd8"]XS Sight Demo - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    I tried the big dots years ago when they first came out and were all the rage, they were ok, but the big dot covered too much of the target for me at distance, and I just couldn't adjust 100% to lining up the rear sight.

    I do have a couple of buddies running traditional rear sights and the standard dot up front on their 1911's and it actually word pretty well.
     
  19. Meathead9

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    I didn't ask how James Yeager shoots with them at 50+yds. I asked how they work for YOU at 50+yds. I don't go around posting videos of Taran Butler, Bob Vogel or Dave Sevigny when someone asks me how well I can shoot my Glock in USPSA... :tongueout:

    Plus, the OP said the stock sights are too big for his taste. If the stock front sight is too big, the Big Dot would be ridiculous. That sight has its place, but it's not a 50yd bullseye sight.


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    Agreed.... :)

    I'm sure you've posted pics elsewhere of your DP / FO sights, Meathead.... could you post here of your setup (rear sight, specifically)?

    Thanks!